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chambers joins us with the new plan. good afternoon, paul. >>reporter: good afternoon. members of the city council rules and legislation committee talked about the plans that they say is needed to make the city of oakland a lot safer. there's a population of 400,000 people, but only 626 officers on the street. some of the things being proposed, oakland police are moving 20 officers to the streets, but before that they have to hire 20 civilians to take their place. they're also working on a contract that would let police patrol the streets and building an academy. >> our police officers will be able to respond much quicker and there will be a much more visible presence. >>reporter: these issues will go before council. n january for a vote. i'll continue to work on this story. coming up at 5, you'll hear from the police chief about the proposals. >>> we're back on storm watch this noontime preparing for the next weather disturbance to hit the bay area. it is expected to be bigger than the fast moving storm that moved through yesterday. two more storms are on their way, and they're both going
-- culvert. >> reporter: fox says he's challenged city engineers to build a better pipe for the roadway. the city had this in place but the amount that came flowing down was too much. >> if you look at the amount of the debris that's on the west side of the creek, i think you can only conclude this was unavoidable. >> reporter: kirk patterson lives a couple of doors away from the sinkhole and says this creek has overflowed many times before. >> we've had floods before and it's gone over the road like yesterday. it's just a matter of time. >> reporter: running water is back on in this neighborhood for all but a handful of houses. but the city manager says this road will likely be shut down for months as crews install a storm drain that can handle the intense rainfall we saw yesterday. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the united states is warning syria it will cross a line if it uses chemical weapons against rebels in that country. this is video of troops who battled insurgents in aleppo. intelligence agencies from the u.s. and other countries say they've seen evidence in recent day
, still strong emotions. despite a large group of nudists at city hall -- >> shame on you! shame on you! >> reporter: -- the public nudity ban barely passed during its first vote in late november. but for allen he didn't want it passed at all. >> you have the action of a small group of people is what's going on. >> reporter: public nudity is at the forefront once again. it passed first time in a 6-5 vote. >> i don't think the ban is necessary. i think san francisco is a really open place. i don't have a problem with public nudity. i think people can clues or not to -- can choose or not to. >> if i had children, i wouldn't want them having to look at that. it's not -- it makes me angry. >> reporter: if passed, the ordinance would effectively put a ban on nudity in most places. the exceptions to the ban would be during permitted parades, fairs and festivals. at first this woman was for public nudity and expression but with a family now, she's for the ban instead. >> i didn't have a problem at all. but when the die-hard nudists -- now it seems to have gone a bit far. >> reporter: nudists s
, as they are heading into the city, traffic is moving nicely. a 3-car are accident caused some major accidents. >> major injury accident causing massive delays into main county and now it is -- into marin county. >> reporter: that was after 8:00. that was a car traveling southbound and crashed into two cars headed in the opposite direction. chp said no major injuries reported in the accident. traffic was literally at a stand still. northbound traffic was stopped completely and southbound traffic was stopped intermittently while they stopped the accident. >> they were not moving anywhere. and they were running out of gas or their batteries died and we were headed towards the accident. traffic was at a crawl. they had to make changes to the work day or where they were going and they were running very late. >> i am like 30, 40 minutes late. >> i think every time, it is starting to be rainy, it is crazy, every time. >> it will slow us down. but it will not stop us. >> we are out this the city selling wine, so. we will see what happens. >> i am in a pickle because i have a 10:00 a.m. important call
of peralta road. authorities are still investigating how it started. >>> daly city officials are watching a hillside that collapsed after a water main break there month. crews have been shoring up the site near hillside park ever since the incident on november 13. an eight-inch pipe broke spilling about 45,000 gallons of water and trig earing mudslide. the city has spent almost half a million dollars replacing the soil and vegetation on the hillside. >>> for some things have pretty much wound down and we're seeing some sun of the for others it's still raining. there are some breaks in the clouds especially north and west. down toward parts of the east bay and san jose and on the peninsula, we still have some rain. couple updates here, casadero had 1.90. really heavy rain over toward clear lake. petaluma an inch and a half. santa rosa had over an inch of rain. lexington reservoir 2/3 of an inch. crockett half inch of rain. about a third to a quarter inch palo alto, sfo, oakland, san francisco, lesser amounts as you head south. the system is still producing some rain. most of this will wind
, but there still is flooding but as you mentioned yes, the river is still full but city officials say it is not a big concern at least for now. >>> when it rains it floods for mobile home park manager terry peterson. >> the lake is getting really full and we have two pumps, one that comes on automatically but there is so much rain and water it is not taking care of it. >> he manages the leash lake mobile home pack in pet petalooma, it sits inside the complex and overflows, that means terry pumps it up for his residents. >> all the drains were plugged up, every one of them so we had two feet of water on the streets. >> sonoma county got pounded with rain, flooding a major concern. it affected those parts of the neighborhoods and some streets were submerged and had to be blocked off and they had flooding. >> we are okay right now. it is when the tide starts to come back in everything starts to back up kind of like a bathtub, you keep putting more in and only so much goes out. >> back at the river it is an advisory level. the water got high but not enough to cause flooding, still though
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